Your good life
THE PIE SHOP
Means instantly buying into a successful business.
A business that challenges the leading fast food restaurants at a significantly lower start up cost.
The moment you sit in one of our plush booths and watch our beautiful pies being made, you know you are in a special place.
A destination customers love and return to again and again, as the queues out the door confirm.
But don't just take our word for it read our Google reviews
In July of 2018 the Hemingway family opened the now famous ‘The Pie Shop’. Their welcoming style, service and highly acclaimed pies, instantly made The Pie Shop an iconic brand and runaway success.
Every day people thank us for creating something honest, with quality and character, and because of all this, business is booming.
So who are we looking for to join us?
Our good story?
Your good qualities
YOU APPRECIATE GOOD FOOD
You don't have to be an expert but you do need to enjoy good food. Our excellent food preperation and hygene systems and training will ensure you and your team deliver consistantly great products so you can maintain high sales and success.
A HARDWORKING DEDICATED ATTITUDE
The business, is a proven formula and requires the continual attention of the franchisee.
THE ABILITY TO CONNECT AND RELATE
We have a loyal customer base and it is our duty to cater to their needs. Building and maintaining a strong customer service connection is a primary focus.
ORGANISATIONAL & MANAGEMENT SKILLS
FLAIR & CHARACTER
There are 3 reasons people return again and again to The Pie Shop. One of those reasons is the way they are welcomed and engaged with. ‘Friendly and intelligent staff’. You need to be that reason.
BASIC ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
To be able to run your own business, a franchisee will ideally have some understanding of financial planning and control. If you don't have them we can help you grow these skills
YOU HAVE CHARACTER
We believe in classic, not fashion. Fashions come and go, classic remains. Whether it's fashionable social ideas, or trends, we stand for truth, beauty, freedom and love. Where we value family first Where our words matter and our actions speak louder. This is reflected in everything we make and in the way we treat every God made person who walks through our doors. By character we mean that you recognise you have the power to effect people for good and you want to use that power well.
Our good qualities
A STRONG BRAND
Everything we have created at The Pie Shop has been developed to leave a lasting impression with people and it works. From the names of our products to our shop styling, customers spread the word far and wide and as we said earlier our Google reviews just show how right we've got our message.
Our customers literaly sing our praises (we'll tell you that story when we meet) Our customers have literally told off other customers upset at a $10 pie. Our customers drive for hours to eat with us, bust out of prison for us (we'll tell you that one later too), have cried over our pies, been transformed by them. Our customers simply love us and what we do. Your success will be built on a story people love, a story we have told and retold to every customer that walks through our doors. We make good.
UNIQUE AND EFFECTIVE MARKETING
We have created an experience and a story that has spread and has a longevity.
FAMOUS PRODUCTS & SECRET RECIPES
Our recipes truly are stunning, highly acclaimed and sought after. Your customers will pass over every other pie offering to beat their way to your door.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
There's nothing to replace it and we have it in every area that matters and it's all available to you so you can hit the ground running
As part of our group your costs will be the lowest you can get
SYSTEMS, MANUALS AND SUPPORT
We are invested in your success. We have distilled our knowledge and experience into solid training, systems and manuals that will let you focus on running and growing your wealth.
Use the apply form
at the bottom of this
page to introduce
We’ll invite you for a two day trial so you see if The Pie Shop is the business you want to own
If we’re both ready, it’s a credit check and formal interview, then together we’ll review your financials and cash flow position to operate your business succesfully
Together we’ll select the location and build your new shop as you start your (up to) 12 weeks of thorough training at our flagship shop
The big day! Together we’ll open your brand new ‘The Pie Shop’ with your local community and stand with you as you grow your business
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BUILD A SHOP?
Costs depend on a number of elements including the location, the shop model, expected volumes to name a few. The average location costs range from $280,000 - $580,000+
HOW MUCH MONEY DO I NEED?
You will need 50% of the in-going capital in unencumbered funds, however, finding the right person is more important than funding so we will consider all applicants on a case-by-case basis
WHAT DO THESE COSTS COVER
It includes a fully fitted-out store and equipment, training, manuals and initial franchise fee but excludes GST
HOW MUCH IS THE ROYALTY FEE?
Each location pays 7% of net turnover, calculated and paid weekly
HOW MUCH IS MY MARKETING CONTRIBUTION?
Each location pays 3% of net turnover, calculated and paid weekly
CAN I INVEST UNDER MANAGEMENT?
The Pie Shop is a hands on business, you need to be there to run and understand your business. However we are looking for multi franchise partners too, so if you possess the skills or have an investment partner to work with you we can talk about this.
HOW LONG IS THE TRAINING?
Training takes place in our flagship Auckland location and runs for 12 weeks.
HOW MUCH WILL I MAKE?
We expect our franchisees success to be on par with the leading fast food restaurants, yet at a considerably lower entry cost. We’ll talk about this with you during the selection process and are sure we'll have you smiling.
HOW LONG DOES THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT LAST?
Agreements last 10 years with a right of renewal based on performance for a further 10 years
ARE YOU READY TO START THE PROCESS OF APPLYING?
If you’ve read through all the information here, click the apply button below and let’s start talking.